Stephen C. Lundin
Steve Lundin was born in Toronto. He is an anthropologist and an archaeologist, and has worked in the United States and Canada with North American native groups, excavating and preserving prehistoric rock art. He attended the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop, and won a grant from the Manitoba Arts Council to write This River Awakens. He has also published short stories and novellas in Canada (with Anvil and Tsar).
Emilio Caldern was born in Malaga in 1960 and studied Modern History at the Complutense University. In 2003 he obtained the Valle-Incln Fellowship in Rome from the Spanish Royal Academy. The authors stay in the neighbourhood of San Pietro in Montorio was the inspiration for The Creator's Map, his first novel for adults. He lives in Madrid.
June Caldwell has an MA in Creative Writing from Queen's University Belfast. Room Little Darker, her acclaimed collection of short stories, was published by New Island Books in 2017. Her fiction has been published in literary journals including the Stinging Fly and the Long Gaze Back. She is a prize-winner of The Moth International Short Story Prize. Little Town Moone is her first novel.
JEN CAMPBELL is an award-winning poet and short story writer. Her debut short story collection, The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night, is published by Two Roads and her children's picture book series about a book-loving dragon called Franklin is published by Thames & Hudson. She is also the Sunday Times bestselling author of the Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops series and The Bookshop Book. She received an Eric Gregory Award, was awarded the Jane Martin Poetry Prize, and her poetry collection The Girl Aquarium is forthcoming from Bloodaxe.
Karen Campbell is a former police officer who lives in Glasgow with her family. She began writing in earnest on the renowned Glasgow University Creative Writing course.www.karencampbell.co.ukwww.twitter.com/writerkcampbell
Laura Carlin left school at 16 to work in retail banking and it was only after leaving her job to write full-time that she discovered her passion for storytelling and exploring pockets of history through fiction. She lives in a book-filled house in beautiful rural Derbyshire with her family (and a very naughty cat). When she's not writing she enjoys walking in the surrounding Peak District. The Wicked Cometh is her first novel.
Lea Carpenter graduated summa cum laude phi beta kappa from Princeton and has an MBA from Harvard. She was one of the original editors at Francis Ford Coppola's literary magazine, Zoetrope, and later served as Deputy Publisher for The Paris Review.She lives in New York with her husband and their two sons. She has served in various capacities at the New York Public Library for over fifteen years, where she assists with new programming initiatives.This is her first novel.
Irene Carr was born and brought up on the river in Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, in the 1930s. As her father and brother worked in the local shipyards and her mother was a barmaid at the beginning of the century she was well acquainted with the setting and times of the world she recreated in her sagas. Irene Carr died in 2006.
Justin Cartwright's novels include the Booker-shortlisted In Every Face I Meet, the Whitbread Novel Award-winner Leading the Cheers, the acclaimed White Lightning, shortlisted for the 2002 Whitbread Novel Award, The Promise of Happiness, selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club and winner of the 2005 Hawthornden Prize, The Song Before It Is Sung, To Heaven By Water, Other People's Money, winner of the Spears Novel of the Year, Lion Heart and, most recently, the acclaimed Up Against the Night.
Anne-Marie Casey was a script editor and producer of prime-time television drama for ten years before becoming a writer full time. She has written scripts for films and television series in the UK and in Ireland and her stage adaptation of Little Women was staged at the Gate Theatre in Dublin in 2011. An Englishwoman in New York, her first book, was inspired by her experiences living in Manhattan with her family and her love/love relationship with the City. She is married to the novelist, Joseph O'Connor. They now live in Dublin, Ireland with their two sons.
Fiona Castle is the widow of Roy Castle, the popular TV entertainer. She is author of GIVE US THIS DAY, NO FLOWERS...JUST LOTS OF JOY and compiler of a number of anthologies including RAINBOWS THROUGH THE RAIN, WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD and LET ME COUNT THE WAYS. She is involved with the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation and also works to empower Christian women in seminars and workshops.
Nancy Cato spent her working life in the literary field - as a poet, novelist and reporter on an Adelaide daily paper. In 1984 she was made a member of the Order of Australia. She died in 2000.
Michael Chabon's novels include THE MYSTERIES OF PITTSBURGH, Wonder Boys, the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay and his latest, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, published by Fourth Estate. He is also the author of two collections of short stories, a young adult novel, and has written several screenplays.
Helen Chandler read English at Oxford University before working as a general manager in various NHS organisations. She lives in East London with her husband and daughter. Her first novel, TWO FOR JOY, was shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Association Contemporary Romance award, 2013.You can visit Helen's website at www.helenchandler.co.uk to find out more or read her blog, or follow her on Twitter www.twitter.com/HelenLChandler.
Clifford Chase is the author of The Hurry-Up Song, a memoir of his brother's death, and his fiction has appeared in various magazines and literary journals. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he wrote WINKIE, his first novel. The original bear is the author's own and is over 80 and a bit mangy.
Simon Clark is a well-established horror writer whose short stories have appeared in various magazines and anthologies. His work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and he has also written prose material for the rock band U2.
Chris Cleave's debut novel INCENDIARY won the Somerset Maugham Award, among others. His second, the Costa-shortlisted THE OTHER HAND, was a global bestseller and sat in the New York Times Top Ten for over a year (under the US title, Little Bee). Both books were shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prizes. He lives in Kingston-upon-Thames with his wife and three children, and welcomes readers at facebook.com/ChrisCleaveBooks, www.chriscleave.com and twitter.com/chriscleave.
Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonnerre
This is Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonnerre's second novel. Her first, Fourrure, won five literary prizes in France. Le Dernier des Nôtres was the winner of both the Académie Francaise Grand Prix du Roman and the 2016 inaugural Filigranes prize, awarded to the book with the widest general appeal. It was on the longlist for the 2016 Renaudot prize, on the shortlist of four for the 2016 Landerneau prize, longlisted for the Prix de Flore.
Martin Clunes is one of Britain's favourite actors, the star of Doc Martin and the voice of Kipper the Dog. He lives in the West Country with his family and his dogs.
Hannah Coates has always loved dogs - she grew up surrounded by pooches, and now has two of her own. She loves all dogs, but beagles remain her favourite.